Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC today announced that effective January 1, 2010, Christopher R. Jones was named a partner of the law firm. With the addition of Jones, Hellmuth & Johnson now has 17 partners and 20 associates, continuing its focus on growth and excellence.
Jones is a member of the firm’s Real Estate, Construction and Litigation groups, and has been since joining the firm in 2004. He has developed a robust practice representing contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, business and property owners in transactional matters and disputes.
Jones was named a Rising Star for the past two years by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine. He obtained his J.D. and B.S. in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of North Dakota. He is licensed to practice law in Minnesota state and federal court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Active in the community, he is a member of the Hennepin County and Minnesota State Bar Associations. Currently, he serves as a commissioner of the Planning Commission for the City of Savage.